In Riga, Latvia, the winners of the Riga International Film Festival celebrated. The 2019 Winners included great filmmakers from around the world. As the 6th annual event took place with a record number of visitors attending the festival this year, the year was truly spectacular. With the Feature Film Competition winners announced for the RIGA IFF Award going to Nova Lituania, which was directed by Karolis Kaupinis.

Special Mention – Animus Animalis (A story about people, animals and things), dir. Aistė Žegulytė

FIPRESCI Latvian Section Jury Award:
Scandinavian Silence, dir. Martti Helde
Splendid Palace People’s Choice award
Scandinavian Silence, dir. Martti Helde